Teresa Alonzo, RN, BSN, leads the Transition of Care Program team at Alegis Care. The team performs transition of care home visits and patient assessments in collaboration with the patients’ social workers, case management teams and pharmacists.
Since joining the company in 2015, Teresa has worked tirelessly to educate patients on their specific disease process and management and how to maintain medication adherence. Additionally, her team completes referrals for patients with social determinants of health needs, identifies patients for appropriate programs and provides support to patients and their family members while working to prevent hospitalizations and readmissions.
Teresa is currently completing a Master of Science in Nursing and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Texas A&M University. She earned an Associate’s in Nursing from South Texas College and is a licensed vocational nurse.
Valuable Insights: Reducing Readmissions
Teresa speaks about the in-home care interventions she conducts after patients have been discharged from the hospital. (17 min)